San Leandro Police: Alleged Shoplifter Claimed Being Ill With Coronavirus To Avoid ArrestAn Oakland man allegedly tried to avoid being arrested on suspicion of shoplifting by saying he was infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, San Leandro police said.
Thieves Party In San Mateo Co. Restaurant Closed During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceA restaurant along the San Mateo County coast closed due to the coronavirus shelter-in-place was trashed by thieves who partied at his business, the owner said.
Napa Police Nab Woman For Alleged School Lunch Fundraising TheftsNapa police on Thursday arrested a 43-year-old woman on suspicion of fraudulently raising funds for the Napa Valley Unified School District's school lunch program
Four Stanford Macy's Grab-And-Run Robbery Suspects ArrestedFour suspects have been arrested on grand theft and other charges stemming from a grab-and-run robbery at the Stanford Mall Macy's store that was captured on cellphone video, Palo Alto police announced Monday.
Caught on Camera: Thieves Steal $83,000 in Jewelry From Palo Alto Bloomingdale'sSurveillance video shows thieves force their way into the Bloomingdale store in the Stanford shopping center early Tuesday in a brazen, smash-and-grab heist.
San Jose Church Targeted In Theft Holds Toy Giveaway After Community Steps UpA San Jose church targeted by thieves over the holiday season made hundreds of kids in need happy, thanks to community members.
Blue Jean Bandits Pillage Several Pairs Of Denim From Concord JCPenney StoreThree women walked into a JCPenney store in Concord and walked out with thousands of dollars' worth of jeans last week.
VIDEO: Couple Steals Donations Meant For Kids In Need From San Jose ChurchAs the faithful pray for the birth of Jesus at Our Lady of Guadalupe in San Jose, they will also be praying for the two people caught on camera stealing money meant to buy toys for children in need.
2 Men Drag Woman Across Fremont Parking Lot, Steal Purse, Flee SceneA woman was shoved to the ground by a pair of men who wrested her purse away after a struggle Sunday at the Walmart store on Albrae St. in Fremont.
East Bay Salvation Army Bell Ringers Attacked, Robbed Of Red KettlesIn a cold-hearted crime before Thanksgiving, thieves targeted Salvation Army bell ringers in two East Bay cities. They stole the red kettles with hundreds of dollars inside. One woman was physically attacked.
Arrests Made In Massive Bay Area Fencing Operation Involving Nearly $1M In CellphonesLaw enforcement investigators have shut down a sprawling cellphone fencing ring operation that involved the theft of merchandise from delivery drivers across the state.
Fairfield Police Arrest Man For Stealing Kincade Fire Evacuee's Personal BelongingsPolice in Fairfield on Monday arrested a man on suspicion of stealing a bag containing personal belongings from a Marin County woman whose family had been evacuated because of the Kincade Fire in the North Bay, a police lieutenant said.
2 Accused Of Stealing Mail In Mountain View NeighborhoodTwo people were arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly stealing mail and other items from homes in Mountain View, police said.
Police Arrest Suspects Caught On Camera Stealing Elderly Woman's WalletTwo women who were caught on surveillance video stealing an elderly woman's wallet as she shopped at a Safeway store have been arrested, Walnut Creek police said Monday.
3 Suspects Tied To Retail Theft Ring Arrested For Stealing Goods At Tanforan MallSan Bruno police arrested three people for stealing merchandise at The Shops at Tanforan mall last week and say they are involved in a statewide retail theft ring.